Gulf returnees use bus; caught, screened in Telangana

Gulf returnees use bus; caught, screened in Telangana

Agency News

A bus with a majority of Indians who recently returned from Gulf countries were stopped by authorities at the Telangana-Maharashtra border on Sunday morning.

The Volvo bus on its way from Mumbai airport to Hyderabad was halted in the Sangareddy district. The bus driver said that as many as 40 passengers who recently returned to India from the Gulf. At present, stamps have been put on the passengers' hands and they have been ordered to self-quarantine at their respective homes after a thermal check revealed normal body temperature.

In another case which has come to light from Telangana where a passenger who arrived in Hyderabad from Sydney on Saturday night has been detained for violating the home quarantine order. The passenger was deboarded from the AP Sampark Kranti Express from Kachiguda Hyderabad to Nagpur at the Bhongir railway station on Sunday morning.